I’ve seen talking heads shout back and forth/across a great divide
Against a map of red and blue/Points of view so cut and dried
When you look into the mirror/What kind of country do you see?
Where you can learn to live with anything
When it happens by degrees
Two big surprises about this song:
1. It’s a well-crafted song, not a dry lecture (See, Mr Bragg, songwriters write songs)
2. For inspiration he likes to “take regular walks in the woods and listen to as much Tom Petty as I possibly can.” (Where’s TFD?)
By Degrees is a free download. Erelli encourages you to share it.